Use of cookies.

The NEFF website uses cookies so you can place items in your shopping basket, book an engineer online and allow NEFF to collect anonymous statistical data to help improve the performance of the website.

Ignore this message if you are happy to continue. Click the links on the right if you would like to view more information about the cookies that are used and how to manage your settings.

Recipe: Plum, Ginger & Walnut Tarts

Plum, Ginger and Walnut Tarts

Author: Nicky Corbishley
Walnut and Plum Tart Ingredients

Ingredients

Makes 6 tarts

*Allergens highlighted in bold

Pastry:

  • 280g plain flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 120g icing sugar
  • 240g unsalted butter, softened, chopped into chunks
  • 2 egg yolks

Filling:

  • 175g breadcrumbs, from a day-old white loaf
  • 700g golden syrup
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • 2 medium eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tbsps double cream

Custard:

  • 200ml double cream
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tsps cornflour
  • 3 tbsps caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Download Recipe

Step 1 - Walnut and plum tart

Step 1

Preheat the oven to CircoTherm® Intensive 190°C and place the universal pan in the oven on level 1 to heat up.

Step 2 - Walnut and plum tart

Step 2

Unroll the pastry and put 6 x 10 cm diameter loose-bottomed tart tins to one side. Cut the pastry into six squares - they should be bigger than the tart cases.

Step 3 - walnut and plum tart

Step 3

Use the pastry to line the cases and push the pastry right into the grooves of the cases. Cut off excess pastry, but leave a bit of an overhang, as they will shrink back slightly during baking. Put to one side.

Step 5 - walnut and plum tart

Step 4

Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat it together with a wooden spoon for a couple of minutes – until fluffy. Stir in the eggs until mixed, then stir in the ground walnuts, flour, ginger, cinnamon, almond extract and vanilla extract.

Step 5 - walnut and plum tart

Step 5

Divide the mixture between the tart cases and smooth out with the back of a spoon.

Step 6 - walnut and plum tart

Step 6

Arrange slices of plum on the top of each tart in a circular pattern.

Step 7 - walnut and plum tart

Step 7

Place the tarts in the oven, directly on the hot universal pan and bake for 18-20 minutes, until golden.

Step 8 - walnut and plum tart

Step 8

Remove from the oven and whilst the tarts are still hot, spread over the warm apricot jam.

Step 9 - walnut and plum tart

Step 9

Sprinkle on the chopped walnuts and serve either warm or cold, topped with cream or ice cream.

Suggested Stories & Recipes

Recipe

VANILLA BEAN YOGHURT CAKE

Try recipe

Story

WOOPEE AND THE TRUFFLES PERFUME

Read full story